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How to Build a Home Gym on a Budget

How to Build a Home Gym on a Budget

The average price of a monthly gym membership in the United States is $58, which amounts to $696 per year. If poor weather or travel time occasionally prevents you from making it to the gym, creating a home gym might be the perfect alternative for you. While you may...
How to Prepare for an Early Morning Workout

How to Prepare for an Early Morning Workout

After work, you may be too exhausted to even think about making it to the gym. Maybe you’ve considered going on your lunch break, but the thought of showering at the gym makes you feel uneasy. If afternoon or evening workouts don’t fit into your schedule, it may be...
Cardio Exercises to Try if you Hate Running

Cardio Exercises to Try if you Hate Running

Some people can’t start their day without first running a few miles. Other people cringe at the thought of getting on a treadmill and running for 10 minutes. While running is one of the most common types of cardio exercise, it certainly isn’t the only one. If you’re...
Fitness Related New Year’s Resolutions to Make

Fitness Related New Year’s Resolutions to Make

Now is the time that people start getting their fitness resolutions prepared. New Years is just around the corner, and everyone is planning ways to get the body that they have always wanted. However, simply wanting something badly enough is not a way to achieve a...
How to Get the Most Out of Your Cardio Workout

How to Get the Most Out of Your Cardio Workout

It’s no secret that doing cardio regularly is a good idea. It’s good for maintaining a healthy weight, improving heart health and maintaining better overall fitness levels. However, some people aren’t taking full advantage of the benefits of the...
The Importance of Stretching

The Importance of Stretching

Stretching is one part of exercise that often gets neglected. It’s something that should be done both before and after working out to loosen up your muscles and help heal muscle soreness. But, the practice has a lot of added benefits, which may be part of the reason...
How to Winterize your Workout Routine

How to Winterize your Workout Routine

When the temperatures start dropping, so does your motivation to workout. It can be hard to go outside for the necessary reasons, like work and grocery shopping, so the unnecessary ones are even harder. However, exercise is essential all through the year, so here are...
Five Things You Should Know Before Lifting Weights

Five Things You Should Know Before Lifting Weights

Incorporating weightlifting into your fitness routine will help you to lose weight faster and increase your muscle mass. But, if you’re new to the world of strength training, it may be hard to know where to start or how to do it. Here are five things to understand...
Exercising Before and After Cancer Treatments

Exercising Before and After Cancer Treatments

Research now confirms what athletes such as distance runner Bob Tyson learned years ago after he refused to give up after being told he had cancer: exercise can help battle cancer.   For those diagnosed with cancer, exercise has helps to enhance physical fitness,...
How to Get Motivated to Exercise

How to Get Motivated to Exercise

We all know that exercise is good for our bodies and our mental health. But sometimes, that knowledge isn’t enough to actually get you off the couch and into the gym. It can be hard to motivate yourself to lace up your sneakers and stick to a regular exercise regime....